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We Had Fun Learning Together in Afternoon Enrichment!

Literacy Enrichment We had fun playing a game called Alphabet Puppy Chow and finding letters and matching them to the sheets!  We read some wonderful books together too.  We had fun together! Cooking Enrichment We made Pumpkin Rice Krispie treats by mixing rice krispies and melted mini marshmallows.  We put a tootsie roll on top to make the stem and added a green leaf/vine. 
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The Young Learners Class Enjoys Exploring the Classroom and Playground Together.

During the month of October, the Young Learners explored and discovered different shapes in our classroom and on the playground. We played games and worked on projects that reflected our findings. We also talked about being safe during an emergency (fire drills) and met some of our local firefighters! At the end of he month, we will explore the changes in leaves and the
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PRE K 3A HAS HAD A VERY BUSY TWO WEEKS!

The PreK 3A class has been very busy the last two weeks exploring shapes, sorting, letters  and numbers!  The children were introduced to the letters Cc and Ll and did several creative projects for each letter. The children made paper Chocolate chip cookies and glued them in the shape of a Cc. They also went on a leaf hunt and glued leaves to the
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“C” is for community helpers and “L” is all about Leaves in Pre K3B!

We have been busy learning about our community helpers in our neighborhood, focusing on firefighters. We learned several fun songs and projects around this theme, and we even put out our own pretend “fires” in the classroom with a spray bottle (baking soda and vinegar were the ingredients). The Metuchen fire department visited the school for a fun filled visit, teaching us valuable skills- stop
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Another Super Week of Afternoon Enrichment.

STEM ENRICHMENT Our class planted tulip bulbs in Hale Park; we can hardly wait for spring to see the results! We learned that bulbs have their own source of food inside them and we decided that the bulbs looked like onions in the inside and outside. The group came to the conclusion that onions are bulbs too! COOKING ENRICHMENT This week we made delicious
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Apples and Carrots and so much More!

The children in Pre-K4C had so much fun meeting Ms. A and Mr. C these past two weeks.  They brought with them so many exciting projects.  We learned about the lifecycle of the apple, and conducted a really cool science experiment to see why apples float in water.  We dissected an apple and sharpened out number skills with a fun seed counting game!  
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WE LEARNED SO MUCH THIS WEEK AND HAD FUN TOGETHER!

The children started a unit on Community Helpers.  They learned about different jobs and what these workers need to know and use to do their job.  They enjoyed a visit from Mr. Loretti, a police officer, who told them all about what police officers do.  The children also were taught about fire safety from a visit from local Metuchen fire fighters.  Thank you so
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We are falling into Fall in Pre K 3B!

We have been continuing exploring apples in our dramatic play area, which was transformed into an apple orchard. The children enjoyed painting our apple trees, which are hanging inside the classroom with pretend apples to pick. This has been an overall favorite! We also introduced our first letter (Aa) and started to introduce pumpkins into our theme. We will continue to read, talk, play
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IT WAS ANOTHER FUN WEEK OF AFTERNOON ENRICHMENT!

We had a wonderful week in Art Enrichment learning about Impressionism.  We finger painted some beautiful paintings in the style of famous Brooklyn painter Iris Scott. This week in Adventures in Literacy we talked about letters and their sounds! We focused on beginning sounds and used our mystery boxes. In Cooking Enrichment we made delicious pancakes from scratch measuring and adding the ingredients, cracking
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PreK 4B Having Fun and Learning Together!

The students in PreK 4B were so excited to meet Ms. F!  They enjoyed doing many fun “F” projects including covering the letter F in fun feathers! We also enjoyed reading “Rainbow Fish” together and then having a Rainbow Fish parade.  It was so much fun!  We also had fun making and tasting applesauce together.  The classroom smelled so good!  We shared with other
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